Middlesex County Archery Championships

On the bank holiday weekend three of the Manx archers; David, Ethan and Rhys Moore, traveled to the south of England for the Middlesex County Championships. The archers competed in a world record status York round, which consists of 144 arrows being shot over distances of 100, 80 & 60 yards.

The weather was changeable throughout the day, but the wind was a consistent factor. This challenged all the competitors on the day and made for a great completion with Rhys taking the lead over David and Ethan after the first distance.

By the close of the second distance Rhys was in joint first place overall and had set up a close race to the end for the final distance. Meanwhile David and Ethan were left to scrap it out between themselves with Ethan 3 points ahead of David.

Rhys dropped only 6 points in the final distance, which left him with second place overall. David held out to shoot the better score for the distance taking the lead over Ethan to finish the day 4 points ahead.

The combined score of the three archers earned them 1st place compound team trophy and Rhys collected his second place men’s compound medal.